Tag: ADA

ADA’s Virtual Conference Scheduled for This Week

Registration still available on website (Editor’s note: This item originally appeared at ADA.com) The ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference is less than 10 days away from bringing dental professionals together virtually to enjoy learning and networking opportunities in a safe and flexible format. “The…

HR 7216

ADA Announces Support of New Bill HR 7216

HR 7216 would provide up to $25K for equipment The ADA is supporting a new bill, HR 7216, which calls for a $25,000 tax credit for small businesses, including dental practices, to purchase personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. In…

Crest and Oral-B

Crest and Oral-B Give $250K to ADA

Crest and Oral-B state, “Shared commitment in supporting dental teams recovering from COVID-19 pandemic”   The American Dental Association announced May 15 it received a $250,000 grant from Crest and Oral-B emphasizing their shared commitment in supporting new dentist members and their dental teams recovering…

Opioid Usage

Opioid Usage Could Be Eliminated from Dental Practice

Opioid Usage: patients prescribed such drugs after tooth extraction reported worse pain Opioid usage to soothe the pain of a pulled tooth could be drastically reduced or eliminated altogether from dentistry, say University of Michigan researchers. More than 325 dental patients who had teeth…

DLOSCE

DLOSCE to Launch in June, Bringing New Evaluation

DLOSCE will test clinical judgement and skills The Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination, or DLOSCE, is expected to launch in June, the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations announced April 2. “The DLOSCE arrives for use by dental boards at an opportune time,…

Dental Professionals

Dental Professionals: Be Advised on the Coronavirus

Dental professionals should focus on personal protective equipment when providing emergency treatment (Editor’s Note: The following information is taken directly from the American Dental Association’s website in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and how dental professionals can best protect themselves.) The Centers for…

2021 Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature

Members Asked for Suggestions Towards CDT Code Changes 

Feedback due by mid-February The 2021 Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature  — better known as the CDT Code — could include changes or additions to codes regarding oral/oropharyngeal cancer, caries management by risk assessment, laboratory surface scanning for diagnostic purposes and counseling for…

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